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Plattsmouth Community Foundation Fund (PCFF) Grant

Grants to Plattsmouth Area, Nebraska Nonprofits to Enhance
the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) - Plattsmouth Community Foundation Fund (PCFF)

Deadline Date:

01/31/18 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Plattsmouth area, Nebraska nonprofits for a wide range of programs and projects that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Preference will be given to programs that focus on leadership, entrepreneurship, charitable assets, and youth engagement programs.

Programs may also be funded in the areas of historic preservation, recreation, education, arts and culture, economic development, people attraction, environment, and health.

Preference will be given to grants that focus on the HomeTown Competitiveness pillars, which are designed to build upon hometown assets and resources already available in the community. HomeTown Competitiveness Pillars include:

- Leadership: To mobilize and organize a community-wide movement that is forward thinking and optimistic.

- Entrepreneurship: To nurture new ideas and to identify and provide support to those individuals who have the ability and desire to start and expand local businesses.

- Youth Engagement: To cultivate a sense of belonging, investment, and serious community involvement among young people, so that remaining or returning home is an attractive option.

- Charitable Assets: Use charitable giving and endowment building, made possible through the intergenerational transfer of wealth, as a tool for driving and sustaining home grown economic development in addition to traditional community improvement.

Priority consideration will also be given to projects and programs that: have potential for long-term community impact; address an emerging community need, or provide a creative solution to an existing community need or opportunity; result in the greatest good for the greatest number of people; directly involve volunteers in hands-on services supporting the project; and have secured additional funding from other sources.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178866

Term of Contract:

Money must be used for the project in its entirety as applied, within 13 months; otherwise, the money will be forfeited.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only nonprofit groups or organizations are eligible for assistance.

Money will not be awarded for a general budget item or for an ordinary operating expense.

Pre-Application Information:

Click on the links in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application and guidelines.

Applications must be received on or before January 31, 2018, at 5 pm to be considered.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to plattsmouthfoundation@yahoo.com

Michael Schuldt
michael.schuldt@edwardjones.com
(402) 296-6025

Plattsmouth Community Foundation
An affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation
PO Box 342
Plattsmouth, NE 68048

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nebraska: Plattsmouth area